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  • 00:31

    Curtis Harwell Discusses Why Water Is So Important

    in Fitness

    Water needs to be considered an essential nutrient. Because of easy access we take water for granted and do not realize the importance of proper hydration. According to experts, water is ranked second only to oxygen as essential for life. Your overall body weight is 2/3 water. A person can survive about two months without food, but only a few days without water.


    Water is the most abundant ingredient in the human body through all phases of growth and development. Every system in your body depends on water to function.



    Water is essential to your body’s temperature regulation, keeping it cool through perspiration.
    Water flushes out toxins and wastes.
    Water is a major component of blood which carries nutrients and oxygen to and from all cells.
    Water provides a moist environment for all body tissues. It is the major component of saliva and mucous which lubricates the membranes that line our digestive system beginning with the mouth. Mucous membranes in the nose and eyes function better when well hydrated.
    Water cushions joints and protects tissues and organs like the brain from shock and damage.
    Water helps maintain a healthy weight. It is hard to distinguish between hunger and thirst. If you feel hungry, drink some water first and then reassess your hunger status.

  • 00:16

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    in Business

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  • 00:31

    Curtis Harwell Discusses Why Sugar Is Making You Fat and Killing You

    in Fitness

    Sugar not only makes you fat, it may be killing you.


    Consuming too much added sugar — in regular soda, cakes, cookies and candy — increases your risk of death from heart disease, according to a new study, the largest of its type.


    "The risk of cardiovascular disease death increases exponentially as you increase your consumption of added sugar," says the study's lead author, Quanhe Yang, a senior scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


    On average, adults in the USA in 2010 consumed about 15% of their daily calories — about 300 calories a day, based on a 2,000-calorie diet — from added sugars. That's far more than the American Heart Association's recommendation that women consume no more than 100 calories a day from added sugars, or about 6 teaspoons of sugar; and men consume no more than 150 calories a day, or about 9 teaspoons. The World Health Organization recommends consuming less than 10% of calories from added sugars.


    One can of regular soda contains about 140 calories of added sugar. That's about 7% of the daily calories of someone eating 2,000 calories a day, Yang says.

  • 00:31

    Curtis Harwell Discusses How To Get Rid Of That Muffin Top For Good

    in Fitness

    Could this be the recipe for deflating the muffin top? A recent study compared three groups—those who ate a reduced-carbohydrate diet, those who combined the diet with strength training and those who combined the diet and strength-training with cardio workouts—and found that a three-tier approach was the most effective strategy to decrease abdominal fat. It's important to note that the exercises you choose and the effort you put into them really matter, says Marta Montenegro, a certified strength and conditioning coach who teaches exercise physiology at Florida International University. Instead of ho-hum treadmill-trotting and sit-ups, she recommends high-intensity workouts, which have been shown to be more effective at reducing the belly fat you can pinch with your hand, as well as the visceral fat that pads internal organs (which has been linked to metabolic disturbances and increased risk for cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes).

    Montenegro put together this hard-core high-intensity workout based on the latest research, her work with clients and her own experience (that's her in the photos; those abs don't lie).


     

  • 00:31

    Domestic survivor Melissa Holmes next on Author Larry Toombs Gospel Radio Show

    in Lifestyle

    Melissa Holmes is the next guest on The Author Larry Toombs Gospel Radio Show. March 30, 2015 at 530 p.m. Central, she is a two times domestic abuse survivor. She is from Bronx N.Y. Call my show on Monday March 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. central @ 6464780999. Call the show to see how Melissa Holmes survived the terrible domestic abuse ordeal.

  • 00:25

    Curtis Harwell Discusses Why I Cant look Like A Fitness Model 365 Days A Year

    in Fitness

    So how do some people do it? I am not sure actually. I do know that REAL fitness models have to eat strict all the time and when they have shoots they go SUPER strict. Even they go up and down but on a high level. They have to workout hours a day but it’s their job. And they make $ from it. Is it worth it for me to continue working out that many hours a day to maintain this look? Maybe if it were my job, I’d do it.If I were just a normal person, I don’t think I would. It really is a lot of work and I honestly feel like you need to get paid to put yourself through this!


    Also, bikini and fitness competitors all have a competition weight and an off season weight. Everyone has one. Curtis says we need to find mine too. It’s just not natural or safe to stay so low in body fat and weight all year round. He said that when he was competing he’d go up 20-30lbs in the off season and then just shed back down when it was time to hit the stage


     

  • 01:02

    Brody Siebert, Dirt Road Angels & Curtis Braly

    in Music

    BRODY SIEBERT


    Born and raised in the small farming community of Spiritwood, Saskatchewan, Brody Siebert grew up in a family full of musical talent. He flew down to Nashville in November of 2014 where he recorded three songs. One of the songs titled "Lay It On Me Tonight" came out the gate with lots of hometown support where it spent 4 days as the number one requested song on Saskatoon's 92.9 The Bull and hit number 85 on the Country Mediabase charts in its first month at radio


    DIRT ROAD ANGELS


    The five talented, creative and seasoned recording artists that make up Alberta's Dirt Road Angels are: Shawna Lynne, Shila Marie, Danita, Karen Claypool and Dahlia Wakefield. Their brand new album is called Paint The Town Red. It features catchy country rock songs such as the title track, which is their first single; the upbeat and fun song "Make Me Wanna"; they get tender on "Memories" and show their heartwarming side on "Best Friend." All are songs they wrote and performed at their 2014 Canadian Country Music Association Diamonds in the Rough showcase. 


    CURTIS BRALY


    Country music became Curtis Braly's first love. While in school, he took advantage of every performing opportunity given to him. In the eighth grade, he won first place in a talent contest singing "Old Time Rock-n-Roll". That set things in motion for Curtis to seriously pursue performing live. "Something magical happened to me on that stage," he said. "I knew that music was my destiny, there is no other feeling like it!" This Texas artist's latest single is called "Doors Closing Everywhere."


     

  • 00:58

    Larry Berrio & Wendy Lynn Snider

    in Music

    LARRY BERRIO


    Sudbury's Larry Berrio just finished performing at the Cadillac Lounge in Toronto (May 9th) as part of the Crown 26 Artist Showcase. His new album called The Journey will be released this spring. The lead single is a ballad called Get It Right The First Time. Larry has opened up show for Brooks & Dunn, Terri Clark, Johnny Reid and other big names. In 2010, he released the song and video Rock Town which was dedicated to the hard working men and women in the mining industry. He has been a featured guest on several television programs such as Canada in the Rough, Fins and Skins, The Red Green Show, Go Riding and Snowmobiler TV. Tune in to hear Larry's latest single and learn more about his new album and plans for 2015.


    WENDY LYNN SNIDER


    Country artist Wendy Lynn Snider was born & raised in the beautiful surroundings of Temagami, Ontario. She grew up in a musical family listening to Christian and classic Country performed by artists like Waylon Jennings, Johnny & June Carter Cash, and Patsy Cline. As she grew up, through all the twists and turns life brings, she kept singing and songwriting and sharing her gift. In 2010, she re-connected with high school friend and long-time music industry person Michael Peters. He encouraged her to record another CD and brought in popular Country artist Thomas Wade to produce the album. Wendy has just finished recording a brand new album and she's here to tell us all about it.

  • 02:58

    Clocks Off - The Uncle Larry Show - Tell'n it Like it Is!

    in Automotive

    Uncle Larry (Mr. Fellowship)...telling it like it is and bringing truth and brotherhood to game. There is no shame in the game when fellowshipping with the brotherhood and no facts to hard to find. So call in and be welcomed by your friendly host Uncle Larry. Just remember in the world of Clocks Off / No-Times racing be there or be square, and closed mouths dont get fed. So press the "1" button.

  • 00:31

    Curtis Harwell Discusses What and How To Take Pre Workout Supplements

    in Fitness

    Pre-workout supplementation is a rather new concept. It was not long ago that pre-workout supplementation was just starting to gain popularity. Luckily, in recent years much research has been done on the subject and many discoveries have been made that can benefit hard training lifters.The benefits of taking pre-workout supplements are numerous and can propel your workouts to new levels.


    Pre-workout supplementation is designed to:



    Improve performance
    Increase strength
    Increase endurance
    Decrease muscle breakdown during training
    Increase protein synthesis
    Improve energy and focus
    Improve nutrient delivery and assimilation
    Increase metabolic rate (fat burning)
    Create an optimal hormonal environment

  • 02:38

    Clocks Off - The Uncle Larry Show - Tell'n it Like it Is!

    in Automotive

    Uncle Larry (Mr. Fellowship)...telling it like it is and bringing truth and brotherhood to game. There is no shame in the game when fellowshipping with the brotherhood and no facts to hard to find. So call in and be welcomed by your friendly host Uncle Larry. Just remember in the world of Clocks Off / No-Times racing be there or be square, and closed mouths dont get fed. So press the "1" button.

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